TDSB Community Services – Reaching beyond the schools to support our community
Enhanced Language Training is a 14-week program that includes eight weeks of in-class business English training followed by a six-week work placement to gain Canadian experience.
Essential Skills Upgrading is a non-credit, adult upgrading program that helps adults improve their reading, writing and math skills as well as their employability and workplace skills.
Hairstyling Training helps aspiring hairstylists gain industry professional experience through our Hairstylist Pre-Apprenticeship and Hairstyling Apprenticeship programs to help them reach their full potential in the field.
Next-Steps Employment Centres provide job seekers and employers with a full range of free employment/recruitment services and supports at 7 locations – Toronto, Mississauga and Vaughan.
On The Line This unique Youth Skills Link program provides 5 weeks of intensive kitchen training and pre-employment support to prepare individuals to start a career as line cooks, and participants will get paid for 30h per week to attend the sessions. A 6-week work placement follows the training.
The TDSB Ontario Works program assists people on social assistance gain skills and/or acquire the tools to start a new career or become self-employed.
Scarborough Centre for Employment Accessibility is a drop-in Resource Centre for job seekers, including persons with disabilities, offering skills development for employment, job search workshops, and MS Office tutorials. Assistive technologies and accessible resources are also available.